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O'Malley Offers Changes On Wind Power Bill

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The governor hopes to win over opponents in the legislature who fear the plan is too expensive for ratepayers.

"I think people are still so skittish over the deregulation vote that many of them cast many years ago that had the unintended consequence of the big spike in energy costs and they want to make sure they are guarded against that happening," he says.

O'Malley's administration believes the cost increase will drop after the first year wind power is used if the cost of fossil fuels continues to rise.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 29, 2015

You can hear classical Indian music or learn about the Arab influences of a traditional Spanish dance form. 

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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

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Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.

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